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Shops at the Roadside 2

More photographs of colourful shop fronts. Here’s a Guinness harp.

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Cape Jolly is a great name for a hotel, even if it sells batteries and Selfies, as well as meat and choma 24 hours a day.

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El-Bethel Ministries International God Rescue Church – it’s all there in the name.

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New Luck shop is next to Wamuria Salon, selling cosmetics.

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Uptown (as opposed to Downtown) Pool Table, next to the Pork Centre (scratchings between frames?).

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And there’s always a casket maker. Nanyuki Coffins Place also sells flowers, which is convenient. There is pink coffin just inside the door.

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Bumps View is a strange name for a Bar & Restaurant. Overlooking the antenatal clinic? The annex (sic) is not the shelter next door.

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Mathy’s Shop continues the gold and green colour scheme of the Travellers Park Pub.

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Pork

Many people in Embu like eating pork. There is a side street in town where half the shops are pork butchers or restaurants specialising in pork dishes, mainly barbecued or roasted pork. You can even get pork and mash. I can satisfy my yearning for a bacon sandwich any time I want.